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Christian Vegetarian Association Presents:
Take Heart!

Rev. Dr. John Austin Baker
Bishop of Salisbury, England (1982-1993)

"Yet saddest of all fates, surely, is to have lost that sense of the holiness of life altogether; that we commit the blasphemy of bringing thousands of lives to a cruel and terrifying death or of making those lives a living death -- and feel nothing."

"It is in the battery shed that we find the parallel with Auschwitz....To shut your mind, heart and imagination from the sufferings of others is to begin slowly, but inexorably, to die. Those Christians who close their minds and hearts to the cause of animal welfare, and the evils it seeks to combat, are ignoring the Fundamental spiritual teachings of Christ himself." ~ Sermon on the World Day of Prayer for Animals, 4 October 1986

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